Free Kids Day Fishing Event

The Shawnee Muskie Hunters Chapter 28 of Muskies Inc. will be hosting a free kids day fishing event at Lake Murphysboro State Park Saturday June 1st from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM (near the playground/pivillian area). The event invites kids of all ages to attented with a parent/gaurdian. Free Rod/reel combonations along with hook, line, and sinker are available for rent to all child attendes. Live bait will also be provided at no cost. Free hotdogs, popsicles, and beverages will also be handed out to all participants towards the end of the fishing hours. Participants will learn how to correctly and safely measure, identify, and catch fish. All fish will be released after they are caught, measured, and identified. The club is expecting expecting a minimum of 125 participants. Please contact Ray and Katie Wheelock SMH Youth Activities Directors at(618) 234-7192 for any more information.

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, May 31 at 8:38 AM

Our Kids Fishing Day scheduled for June 1st at the Lake Murphysboro State Park has been cancelled due to the prediction of severe thunderstorms during the duration of the event.

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